I write in support of the articles by Sanitsuda Ekachai ("Abortion law is misogynistic, not moralistic", BP, Jan 23) and Paritta Wangkiat ("Illegal abortions cost nation dear" and "Three held for abortion service," BP, Jan 24 and Jan 25, respectively).
As a gynaecologist who was the head of the obstetrics and gynaecology department at Ramathibodi Medical School and former president of the Thai Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, I have been taking care of women's health here in Thailand since 1968. I have been trying, through education and training, to save women from needless disability and death as a result of unsafe abortions.
The past four and a half decades have seen many changes and challenges.
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